We are Committed to Providing Results, 100% Transparency and Impeccable Communication

Ripple Effect (formerly Write Ahead) has been operating since 2010. Our continued growth and long-term client relationships are testament to the quality of our services.

Ripple Effect is a Google Certified Partner

Do a good job and people will tell others about it. This, combined with our strong Google organic search visibility, is how we acquire new clients. We've never advertised. Simple.

Write Ahead Ltd was formed by Dave Manville in 2010. The name was a representation and play on words of its two key services - Copywriting and SEO. Write Ahead Ltd quickly moved to offers its NZ businesses with a full spectrum of digital marketing services - SEO, Google Ads, Remarketing and Google Shopping. Fast forward 8 years and Write Ahead was re-named Ripple Effect Digital Marketing.

Ripple Effect is today still owned and operated by Mount Maunganui-based Dave Manville. He employees a small team of specialists with a skill set that allows us to provide the very best services to our clients - and at a fraction of the price charged by big Auckland digital marketing agencies.

Hard work, ethics, fair pricing and a commitment to treating our client's websites like our own means has helped us achieve great success. When you work with Ripple Effect, you can be sure that you'll only ever deal with one person.

Our clients are the heartbeat of our Tauranga SEO and Google Ads agency. Our promise is to build our services around your targets, your demands and your budget.

Meet the Team

Dave Manville

SEO | Google Ads

Dave founded Ripple Effect Digital Marketing (formerly Write Ahead) in 2010 and is at the forefront of business activity and client communication.

Andrew Nalder

Web Designer

Using the Webflow and Shopify platforms, Andrew is a web design wizard who can custom build a site to suit your needs. Check out his workhere web designer